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Daily Digest – February 6. Sprits High as RMAI Opens Annual Conference; Startup Raises $3.7M to Offer Machine Learning to Collection Agencies

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SPIRITS HIGH AS RMAI OPENS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

  • If the mood on the opening day of RMA International’s annual conference was any higher yesterday, then the event might have been better held atop the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Las Vegas across the street from the host venue instead of at the Aria.

STARTUP RAISES $3.7M TO OFFER AGENCIES ACCESS TO MACHINE LEARNING DECISION ENGINE

  • A Seattle-based startup studio has spun out a company that offers a machine learning decision engine to help collection agencies score accounts and predict the best communication method.

JUDGE PARTIALLY DISMISSES TCPA SUIT AFTER PLAINTIFF ‘PARROTS’ ATDS DEFINITION IN COMPLAINT

  • Ride-sharing company Lyft was able to get part of a claim alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending using an automated telephone dialing system to send unauthorized text messages dismissed because the plaintiff failed to support his claim that an ATDS was used.

CFPB SETTLES WITH PAYDAY LENDER THAT WAS MAKING UNFAIR COLLECTION CALLS TO THIRD PARTIES

  • Calling individuals listed as references and employers on payday loan applications as a means of trying to collect on unpaid debts — among other violations — has netted a payday lender a $100,000 fine and a consent order with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

N.Y. COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION OFFERING FREE WEBINAR ON NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • New York State has passed some fairly significant new requirements with respect to sexual harassment in the workplace. In short, employers (of only one employee) are now required to conduct annual training for all employees and independent contractors.

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